Brooklyn caught the eyes of SXSW Film Festival juries this year. Brooklyn-set Fort Tildon won the Grand Jury Prize at the Austin event, while Brooklyn/Austin-based filmmaker Margaret Brown scooped up the top Documentary prize for The Great Invisible.
Tilda Swinton talks art, her "strangest role," and coming to terms with being an actress in a conversation with the Film Society's Eugene Hernandez at the SXSW Film Festival. She stars in Only Lovers Left Alive, which opens at the FSLC next month.
The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival unveiled the lineup of its 21st edition with 115 features on tap this year. Seventy-six World, 10 North American and 7 U.S. Premieres will join this year's lineup of 68 films from first-time filmmakers.
In honor of its 30th anniversary, a restoration of Martin Scorsese's The King of Comedy will close the 12th Tribeca Film Festival. Also in today's FilmLinc Digest: SXSW winner Short Term 12 picked up, Scorsese to give Kennedy Center address, Sarasota to tribute Frances Ha star Mickey Sumner, and Wes Anderson's latest set for theaters.
The SXSW Film Conference & Festival concluded its major events Tuesday night with an emotional awards ceremony. Short Term 12 and William and the Windmill took the top narrative and documentary prizes in the juried categories.